KARACHI - The biggest gathering of Eid-ul-Fitr prayer will be held at Gulshan-e-Jinnah (Polo Ground)at 8am. Khateeb of Jamia Masjid KMC Maulana Muhammad Ahmad Salimi will lead the prayer.

Municipal Commissioner Syed Afzal Zaidi on Monday visited Polo Ground and reviewed the arrangements for Eid-ul-Fitr prayer. Ali Hassan Sajid, Senior Director Information and Media Management, on the occasion informed the Municipal Commissioner about the arrangements had been made for the Eid prayer at Polo Ground.

Sajid added that the flags of Islamic countries have been hoisted to show solidarity with them. The Municipal Commissioner directed that arrangements for ablution for the citizens as well as other necessary steps should be completed. He directed the Senior Director Municipal Services to spray fragrance on and around the Eid Gah before the prayer. Afzal Zaidi said that Eid was the biggest festival of Muslims and it was a great reward of Allah for the fasting people. He said that we should also include the poor and the needy in the joys of Eid so that this festival could be celebrated in accordance with the principles of Islam.

Eid namaz to be

offered at over 500 places in Sukkur

Eid ul Fitr would be celebrated in Sukkur division on Tuesday with religious fervor. The Eid namaz would be offered at more than 500 places including Eidgahs, Imambargahs, parks, open places in city. The main Eid congregation would be held at the Jinnah Municipal Stadium and Jamia Masjid Bandar road, where Federal Minister for Water Resources Syed Khursheed Shah along with  MNAs, MPAs, Advisors and notables of the district would offer Eid prayers.  Later, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah would exchange Eid greetings with the general public from 10.30am to 2 pm at his residence.